PREMIERSHIP coach Simon Curtis says the Panthers won't be deviating from the recruiting policy which led to the club's first flag in 14 years.
The Panthers' premiership side was predominantly home grown talent and comfortably under their total player points of 38.
Only Curtis (3), Grange McMahon (4), Andrew Mackinlay (3), Brad Carmen (3), Marty Brennan (2) and Adam Flagg (2) were worth more than one point in their total of 32.
The Panthers are expected to retain most of their list with Aidan Johnson and Shaun Mannagh on the recruiting radar of VFL clubs.
Young guns Macca Hallows and Clayton Marsh were bottom age Murray Bushrangers this season and are likely to play more in the NAB League next year.
Despite having more than enough points Curtis said the Panthers were unlikely to target a high-profile recruit and instead look for some hidden gems from the bush.
Johnson, Mackinlay and Carmen played every match this season after being recruited from Hume league clubs over the summer.
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"Yes we have points but our strategy over the last few years is to recruit players who have been connected to the club," Curtis said.
"Past juniors, former players are targeted first and foremost.
"We think that is a sustainable strategy.
"Johnson, Mackinlay and Carmen had ties to the club and came in from the bush.
"They all played every game and ended up with a flag."
Curtis said any players contemplating playing at the higher level were welcome at the Panthers.
"If you are good enough and you arrive at pre-season training in the right condition you will give yourself every opportunity to succeed at the higher level," he said.
"I can't put enough emphasis on fitness because you have to be fit.
"If you can do the pre-season, I guarantee you will be fit and get an opportunity.
"Everyone at Lavington is considered equal and gets their chance."
Curtis made it back-to-back best and fairests on Friday night and only the fourth Lavington player to achieve the feat.
"It was a big honour to be recognised and I'm proud to win the award in a premiership year," he said.
"But team success is why I play the game and it's on another level in terms of the satisfaction you get from playing footy."